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Tech companies to Trump: Your travel ban still sucks (and we're here to help strike it down)

Tech companies to Trump: Your travel ban still sucks (and we're here to help strike it down) Wednesday's brief highlights the tech community's united front against the Trump administration's travel ban, which came together relatively quickly after the first ban was announced in January.businesses and their employees, stifling the growth of the United States' most prominent industries.

Restaurant prints pro-immigrant note at the bottom of every receipt

Restaurant prints pro-immigrant note at the bottom of every receipt Back in February, a receipt from Chef Mark Simmons' Brooklyn restaurant Kiwiana drew attention thanks to a note printed just beneath the total: "Immigrants make America great (they also cooked your food and served you today).Per local news affiliate KRQE, every receipt printed at Plaza Cafe Southside features the same pro-immigrant message Simmons put on his.

Donald Trump tweets about St. Patrick's Day, everyone makes the same joke

Donald Trump tweets about St. Patrick's Day, everyone makes the same joke Despite their best efforts, Republicans' attempts to embrace St.First there was Donald Trump's green MAGA baseball cap, then there was his failed attempt to share an Irish proverb, and Thursday there was the not-exactly-positive response to Paul Ryan's pint of Guinness.

Stunning art blog tells the stories of immigrant cab drivers from around the world

Stunning art blog tells the stories of immigrant cab drivers from around the world But a new blog is encouraging you to call shotgun and start chatting — especially with drivers of immigrant backgrounds.The featured stories are submitted by immigrant passengers, recapping real conversations they've had with their drivers, and then illustrated by artists.

Welcome to on Kinja

Welcome to  on Kinja Hello, bienvenidos, welcome to Fusion.Some of you may know me from a previous Kinja site.

Interactive tool helps activists resist the Trump agenda at the state level

Interactive tool helps activists resist the Trump agenda at the state level When it comes to Trump-era resistance, it's time to get local.A new website called OurStates is arming people with tangible steps to fight local legislation that targets at-risk communities.

Merkel - refugees must respect our values

Merkel - refugees must respect our values INTERNET EXPLODES LAUGHING ASMERKEL SAYS REFUGEES MUST RESPECTLIBERAL GERMAN VALUESAPRIL 3.MADDOW MAKESABSOLUTE FOOLOF HERSELF BYLEAKING'Angela Merkel has reportedly called for refugees to respect the liberal [''' ,' h'' ELIvalues of modern Germany.

800 wildlife species at risk from Trump's 'beautiful' border wall

800 wildlife species at risk from Trump's 'beautiful' border wall At least 800 animal species would be adversely affected by President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, said Gerardo Ceballos, an ecology professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.Trump has said a "big, beautiful wall" along the U.

Black Panther & The Crew Is What Happens When Creators of Color Tell Their Own Stories

Black Panther & The Crew Is What Happens When Creators of Color Tell Their Own Stories In 2003, Christopher Priest, Marvel’s first black editor, conceived of the first version of The Crew: a predominantly black team of superheroes whose stories touched upon gentrification and historical, state-sanctioned violence against black bodies.The Crew introduced complicated, nuanced blackness into Marvel’s comics canon, which has been largely dominated by white narratives written by white men.

Facebook gives employees the thumbs up to protest Trump on International Workers' Day

Facebook gives employees the thumbs up to protest Trump on International Workers' Day International Workers' Day is right around the corner and this year Facebook is giving its employees full permission to protest President Trump.According to Bloomberg, the company announced via an internal forum on April 14 that employees would be free to take time off to participate in the many protests challenging Trump's immigration policies being held on May 1.

The internet is trolling Trump about 'aliens' and it's so good

The internet is trolling Trump about 'aliens' and it's so good Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it.On Wednesday, his administration unveiled  the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, or VOICE, which gave out a hotline number for those impacted by "criminal aliens.

Spare a thought for the guy detained in U.S. for allegedly overstaying by 90 minutes

Spare a thought for the guy detained in U.S. for allegedly overstaying by 90 minutes An Australian guy has reportedly been detained in the US, after delays at the Canadian border meant he over-stayed his U.He was on a five-year visa, which stipulated he had to leave the country every six months.

Vets have a powerful message for immigrant-hating trolls

Vets have a powerful message for immigrant-hating trolls Twitter is filled with haters — including some prominent anti-immigration voices like ultra conservative Ann Coulter and Infowars' Alex Jones — targeting immigrants and foreigners in the U.So a military veterans group called Vets Fight Hate teamed up with the Southern Poverty Law Center to take on the anti-immigration trolls roaming the internet.

Escaping Cuba: The dangerous journey from Havana to Texas

Escaping Cuba: The dangerous journey from Havana to Texas I followed along on their journey while I was in Cuba, messaging them periodically as they moved closer to the United States.S—the two months spent migrating—I saw Felicia carried a deep sadness with a look of concern on her face.